Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Thailand, you would:
live 3.2 years less
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 3.2 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 35.7% lower top tax rate
Thailand has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 30.6% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,300 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 7.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 3.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
have 2.1 times more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 24.1% less likely to be literate
In Thailand, the literacy rate is 93.8% as of 2018. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 2.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 6.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 30.0% more on education
Thailand spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Egypt spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 23.7% more on healthcare
Thailand spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 23.9% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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